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How to Scale without Getting Scathed

JLABS – 3210 Merryfield Row
San Diego, CA

You’ve got proof-of-concept, validation data and have secured a sizeable round of funding to finally give you some breathing room - The next steps along the path from innovation to established company are crucial and could mean the difference between game-changing growth or derailment. Join Johnson & Johnson Innovation, JLABS and a panel of leaders to delve into strategies to support your company’s growth as it enters the scaling phase.

Topics include: 
  • Keeping the balance in check (product/services, team, financials, business model)
  • Financial planning
  • Growing your team
  • Choosing the right people, investors, partners
  • Stock/equity allocation
  • Importance of maintaining company culture
  • Management 
  • Structures: Dividing labor and leadership, standardizing workflows
  • Accountability: Advisory board, outside


Karen Anderson, JD, MBA – Partner, Cooley

Jeff Friedman, PhD – COO, DTx Pharma (moderator)

Casey Hayes, CPA – Assurance Partner, Ernst & Young

Ciara Kennedy, PhD, MBA – CEO, Amplyx Pharmaceuticals

Vijay Murthy, PhD – Principal, Johnson & Johnson Innovation - JJDC


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